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Govan Loves Christmas will run from Monday 1st December to Friday 12th December 2014
Welcome to Govan Loves Christmas event 2014. This year’s event is taking the format of the 12 days of Christmas and has something for all of the family and is most certainly a series of events not to be missed.
This year’s event begins on the 1st December with some lantern making across the local primary schools, led by local artists and arts project, Plantation Productions. The lanterns shall be used for the big Christmas Switch On event at Govan Cross on 3rd December. This event is guaranteed to bring some festive cheer to the centre of Govan with a local market, live entertainment, school choirs, appearances from the Govan Allsorts Choir, a live performance from members of African Challenge, a Santa’s Grotto and a full fireworks display and not to forget... the switch on of the Christmas lights. Following this event, there shall be a short parade to Elderpark Library for some extra entertainment and a guest appearance from DJ Steve McKenna.
Over the course of the 12 days there will be a number of Christmas events on across the community, including pantomimes, school choir concerts, a Christmas lunch provided by Macmillan Café and the Govan Weavers, Christmas bingo across various locations, a pampering day, a cabaret event, Christmas shows, a Karaoke Disco and a live music event to name a few.
This year many local organisations have got involved in order to deliver a wide variety of Christmas events for the people of Greater Govan. This programme provides an outline of the various events which are taking place, details of locations, times and contact details for the organisations involved. Please note that this programme is correct at the time of going to print. If you would like to find out more about any events prior to attending, please get in touch with the relevant contact within the programme or follow us on:
Event ticket information
All events are free. Some events are ticketed and the easiest way to get tickets is by contacting the relevant contact or alternatively by using one of the contact methods outlined above.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone in advance for their support of this event and wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Please note that at each event there will be a collection point for the local foodbank to help provide those in most need with vital food parcels over the festive period.
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